Derek Jarman

1942–1994

Derek Jarman, ‘Blue’ 1993
Blue 1993
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Biography

Michael Derek Elworthy Jarman (31 January 1942 – 19 February 1994) was an English film director, stage designer, diarist, artist, gardener, and author.

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Artworks

Artist as subject

Film and audio

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In Defense of Philosophy: Derek Jarman – Wittgenstein 1993

A discussion with the film’s producer Tariq Ali and Jonathan Derbyshire, culture editor of the New Statesman

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Late at Tate Britain: Drawing on Jarman

Derek Jarman (1942–94) is best known as an iconoclastic filmmaker and polemical gay activist who channeled unparalleled energy into ...
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Derek Jarman and Super-8

A rare look into the artist's experimental Super-8 films

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